via Solar storm could strike Earth this week: What you need to know | Fox News

A solar storm — a disturbance in Earth’s magnetic field caused by changes in solar wind — is forecast to hit Earth this week, the Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) has warned.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued a G1 (minor) geomagnetic storm watch for Tuesday and Wednesday. The storm watch was issued “due to the arrival of a negative polarity coronal hole high speed stream,” SWPC explained in a post online Sunday.

via Solar storm could strike Earth this week: What you need to know | Fox News

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